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Jan 9, 2013 11:00pm EST
roosevelt was elected to president of the united states and became known among many things as the conservation president. it was his vision as president that jumpstarted the preservation movement in this country and gather here today we continue on with the effort to develop public policy that promotes the same ideals as tr did long ago. i have the privilege of being able to absorb what roosevelt experienced as i walk on the very same lands and see the same views he did so long ago. it was my time as governor of north dakota for a saturday to understand the public policy can be used to nudge along the same ideals and help conserve the foundations of our country. when i shared the western governors association, the group of 18 states goes from the country west, very involved in resource issues, we were shepherding the grand canyon visibility study. i was shocked when a regional epa administrator can then and was promoting the idea that north dakota should clean up the air better. i pointed out north dakota was the first state to meet the clean air standards, i was mining and
Jan 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
and have a good day. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> a record number of women were elected to the u.s. u.s. house and senate in november. there are now more women in the u.s. u.s. senate. conversation women candidates who ran for office in 2012. this 35 minute event is hosted by emily's list which is a political action committee that supports pro-choice women candidates running for congress and governor. >> the national press club here and we are privileged to have stephanie schriock, the president of emily's list to be here today. as they well should after their spectacular when in the last presidential election. stephanie has been very active in democratic circles. she was national finance director for howard dean's 2004 election. she then helped the united states senator john -- unseat an 18-year-old incumbent in the state of montana. stephanie also managed the campaign of senator franken in minnesota and she defeated norm colman. correct? she is a graduate of man caught a state university in minnesota and she grew up in montana. here is stephanie, the president of emily's list w
Jan 11, 2013 11:00pm EST
won the election, wendell wilkie, who he beat, with enough is. they remained friends. wilkie said to the president, why do you keep that man so close to you. batman being hopkins. wilkie did not like hot cans and roosevelt set coming out, you may be in the south is sunday and you lenders can, but he asks for not need except to serve me. >> now discussion on the growing numbers of women serving in congress and the act. from "washington journal," this is about 40 minutes. >> joining us now, the president of emily's list. thank you for joining us. >> guest: thank you for being here. postreligious had elections. how did women fare? >> guest: this doesn't mandate. this is an election about an historic member of women sworn in to congress last week. i'm filled with pride to see how these women walking in. this election was about women voters and women's issues, some of which i would've preferred not having debate about, but nevertheless, i really think as we move forward, we'll see more and more women stepping up to run. post out as a result, 20 senators, 81 representatives in 2013. the
Jan 10, 2013 11:00pm EST
buildings being destroyed. after the january earthquake there is a call for elections in may of 2010, five months later. elections were held until november 2010 and that led to a stalemate because results were appropriately contested. there is a january benefit to placing it wasn't until may 2011 that the current president bush warning. that would've been good news for fender haiti law the president ran the country, but in fact it's a prime minister bassist and. you need a prime minister to convene the other ministers and opposed until october 2011 the colony was sworn in as prime minister. i love kerry, but he lasted a total of four men can do this on the eight months ago about lamont was sworn in as prime minister. when the partner with the government, we need to know that the government is in the government is a group of people who positive only been in place for eight months. so when the person criticized at "the new york times" justifiably did. i don't know one piece of data and it does not, but i'm ignorant on lots of things. looking forward, we should have the hope it is only eight
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
matters with the appropriate elective representatives of the american people. although i consider myself a republican or neither a democrat, i look forward with working with those on both sides of the aisle. >> host: what did you hear there from john brennan? >> and heard an important statement. during my eight years on the house intelligence committee, i had a lack of information with congress. they are an independent branch of government. we are the ones that authorized legislation and appropriate funds. especially in the first half of the bush administration. there were enormous frustrations that had happened on some issues. john brennan understands that that has to be corrected in recent years. and i think that the current members of the house and senate will find a good partner in john brennan. going forward, if he decides to restore the mission to a more non-robust military mission, it may require it -- i don't know, but i think we need a new legal framework for the post-9/11 world. and i think we have pieces of policies that are cobbled together. the patriot act, which is highly c
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